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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports institutions of higher education and culture as they pursue deeper understanding of the human condition and experience.
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Mellon Foundation Aug 15
National Playwright Residency Program—playwrights and theaters are welcome to jointly apply for this grant opportunity now through September 12:
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Mellon Foundation Aug 15
.’s National Theater Project has announced its annual awards. Supported companies and ensembles include (Denver, CO) for "Interview with a Mexican" and (Tampa, FL) for "Drone."
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Mellon Foundation Aug 14
Journalists and communicators are integral to helping more people understand the arts' central place in our world. Learn how to develop story ideas, leverage research, and create partnerships around the arts in this webinar:
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Mellon Foundation Aug 14
"My work is about making sure the stories aren’t lost, that these voices remain active.”— MLIS graduate student and community intern Henry Apodaca
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Mellon Foundation Aug 13
The Art of the Story, Digitally— uses podcasts to expand academic discourse:
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Mellon Foundation Aug 13
Social Change: Mellon/ Community College Faculty Fellow on How Geek Fandoms Look a Lot Like Religion: (via )
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Hennepin County Library Aug 12
Digitizing Thousands of City of Minneapolis Photographs The Library recently received a CLIR Grant (Council on Library and Information Resources) from the Mellon Foundation, “Digitizing Hidden Special Collections.” Two project workers - Mary Lodu and Ste…
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Mellon Foundation Aug 13
Learn how a community program is helping communities reclaim the power to construct their own narratives while providing access to histories and voices that might otherwise be lost:
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Mellon Foundation Aug 12
Brent Staples () on Ebony magazine and Johnson Publishing's "enduring contribution to the national culture"—
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Mellon Foundation Aug 9
Only 13% of Native Americans hold a degree. Learn how American Indian and are working to increase access to and opportunity:
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Mellon Foundation Aug 9
Today is Int’l Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. recently reported on how is supporting indigenous through the Rolling Rez Art Bus & the Native Performing Artist Leadership program:
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Association of Research Libraries Aug 8
Excellent new -funded report from on open source scholarly infrastructure, including assessment of the landscape and ecosystem.
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Mellon Foundation Aug 8
In , the - Humanities for All Program offers a national model for building research skills, confidence, and pathways for students:
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Mellon Foundation Aug 8
Mapping the Open-Source Publishing Landscape: (via )
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Mellon Foundation Aug 7
8 Women Writers on What Meant to Them—incl. Pres. Elizabeth Alexander (): via
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Mellon Foundation Aug 7
“My personal view is that the humanities focus on everything that makes living worthwhile...” – Investor Bill Miller () on the lifelong value of the :
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Mellon Foundation Aug 6
Today we mourn the passing of one of the world's greatest humanists, .
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Mellon Foundation Aug 6
Legendary investor recently discussed his background in with us, and the impact played in vaulting him to the top of his profession. Read the full interview here:
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Mellon Foundation Aug 6
William & Mary Granted $1 Million to Research Legacy of Slavery: (via )
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Mellon Foundation Aug 5
How can we help students successfully transfer to four-year universities, and prepare them for meaningful employment or ? The New Hampshire Humanities Collaborative offers a model:
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